Jo Ingabire Moys | France, UK, Belgium | 2022 | 27'
Ruanda 1994. Bazigaga is a traditional Hutu healer many local people turn to, even though not publicly as the Christian pastor Karembe has branded her a witch. When the massacre of the Tutsi is unleashed, the pastor, with his daughter, chased by the ferocious Hutu militia, knocks on her door and asks her to protect them.
Eliane Umuhire, Ery Nzaramba, Roger Noël Ineza, Maély Mahavande
FullDawa Production, Chez Kibibi, White Boat
Jo Ingabire Moys
Best Actress, RTBF Prize (Festival du Film Francophone de Namur 2022); Best Producer (Big Syn IFF 2022)
Born in Rwanda, Jo Ingabire Moys survived the genocide against the Tutsi and moved to the UK at age 14. She began her film career with a writing commission for an independent project before working as script editor and consultant, later moving into production. She is a co-founder of Ishami Foundation, a charity that fights discrimination against refugees and immigrants.
2022 – Bazigaga, sf